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    The common term that is known to us around the world is chlamydia, but most people do not know its scientific name, which is called chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia is among the smallest living organisms. It is nonmotile and a gram-negative cocci bacteria. These parasites can bind to intracellular bacteria that only affect humans. So in a nut shell chlamydia cannot survive without us humans, where it takes everything from us but does not give back. In order for it to make copies of itself it needs

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    Young Australians and the Staggering Rise of Chlamydia Chlamydia – A Public Health Issue The tenacity of chlamydia as a notable health outcome affecting young Australians (age group defined as 15 – 24 year olds) and its unremitting growth over the past decade, help characterise and identify it as a prominent public health issue. A sexually transmitted infection (STI) borne from the Chlamydia trachomatis bacterium, chlamydia is the most frequently notified disease amongst young Australians, as

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    Introduction Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) which can affect those that are sexually active, which is to say that it can affect a very large range in age groups through-out the population. It is very interesting in that chlamydia is the most oft reported STI in the United States (Breguet, 2007) with over three million new cases each year (Silverstein & Silverstein-Nunn, 2006). Another very interesting fact is that chlamydia is known as a “silent” disease. That is to say that

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    Abstract: Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. It can infect both men and women. Chlamydia is treatable but if left untreated it can cause permanent damage in female reproductive system and in males the damage is rare. Sexually active females and males should be tested every year. This article will review the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, etiology and management of Chlamydia. Introduction: Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common bacteria

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    Public Health Prevention Chlamydia is a significant public health problem because progression of the disease can cause damage to the reproductive tract and cause serious complications, such as ectopic pregnancy, tubal factor infertility and pelvic inflammatory disease (Angelova, Kovachev, Tscankova, Koleva & Mangarova, 2016). Pregnant women who are infected with C. trachomatis can pass it onto their infants during birth, potentially resulting neonatal conjunctivitis (CDC, 2017a). According to the

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    Chlamydia Pathophysiology • Is a common STD that can infect both men and women. It can cause serious, damage to a woman’s reproductive system, making it difficult for her to get pregnant later on. Chlamydia can also cause a potentially fatal ectopic pregnancy. Sign/Symptoms • Is known as a “silent” infection. Women with symptoms may notice • An abnormal vaginal discharge • A burning sensation when urinating Symptoms in men can include • A discharge from their penis • A burning sensation when urinating

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    Chlamydia Research from the center of disease control and prevention consistently shows Chlamydia as one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. There is an estimated 4.5 million people reported each year with Chlamydia (Carol Turkiington and Bonnie Lee Ashby). Chlamydia is contracted from unprotected sex with an infected partner. Diagnosing and treating f Chlamydia is relatively easy with regular checkups to your physician. Chlamydia trachomatis, the sexually transmitted

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    Chlamydia trachomatis is the most widespread and infamous bacterial infection affecting the genital tract. Not only is it quite common in developed countries but an increase in cases has sprung up in developing countries as well. In the United States, there is a 4 million per year case rate of chlamydia which costs the US approximately $2 billion dollars in consequences and treatments. Persons who suffer from chlamydia in underdeveloped countries and have no means of seeking treatment may become

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    Essay On Chlamydia

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    incidents of chlamydia have steadily increased within the past two decades. STI’s are on the rise among the young adults in the United States and evidence suggests that young adults are most at risk due to an increase in sexual activities. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are the most common “curable” diseases reported in the US. These widespread incidents have made STI’s an epidemic in the United States. An estimated 2.9 million new cases of chlamydia infections occur in the US each year. Chlamydia is a bacterial

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    Chlamydia Rapid Test

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    Study #3 APA Citation Hislop, J., Quayyum, Z., Flett, G., Boachie, C., Fraser, C., & Mowatt, G. (2010). Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of rapid point-of-care tests for the detection of genital chlamydia infection in women and men. Health Technology Assessment, 14(55), 1-126. doi:10.3310/hta14290 Study Type (specific type e.g., cohort, RCT, specific qualitative study. Systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) *Evidence Level (I, II, III, IVA

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